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Carton Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McCartan or McCartney. Northern French: occupational name for a carter, charreton, charton. French: from Old French carton, a measure of cereals; hence a metonymic occupational name for a grain merchant.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Caron, Cardon, Charton, Carbon, Carten, Cartin, Caton, Carlton

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Carton Family Origin

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Carton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • School

    13%
  • Farmer Son

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

In 1881, Farmer, School and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carton. The most common Carton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Carton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Carton family was Laborer.

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Carton Historical Records

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Carton Life Expectancy

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